Thursday, August 25, 2016

some Thinking and some Doing

I haven't done any stitching yet but I am getting closer .  I have to do a lot of practice stitching first as I think about what I want to happen on the quilt.  (This one is Millie's, too) 
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I practice with erasable markers on vinyl.  It takes a lot of ideas before I turn the machine on! 
I wanted to make a zippered pouch today for a friend's birthday.
I bought these fat quarters while on the Shop Hop! 
I knew what I wanted and so I got right to work.
It is a roomy but manageable size at 6 x 9" .
It's good for toiletries or to carry a few essentials using the wrist strap.
Missouri Star Quilts has the best video tip for finishing zippers for pouches.
I prefer to sew my pouch differently to hide the seams but the zipper hint makes a great professional touch!

4 comments:

  1. That vinyl idea is brilliant. I've never seen that before. I have seen that zipper tutorial but I am still scared to death of them.

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  2. Your sewing is also amazing! I dont have the patience but I sure have the admiration

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  3. Your quilts are always on point, but that bag ... that's fabulous. Great fabric.

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